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8087 TIE Defender

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TIE Defender
Box
Set
8087-31.jpg
Item №:

8087

Pieces:

304

Minifigures:

Stormtrooper
TIE Pilot (New Helmet Design)

Price:

Flag-US.png $49.99
Flag-DE.png €49.99
Flag-UK.png £39.99
Flag-AU.png $89.99

Ages:

8 - 14

Released:

December 2009/January 2010[1]

Theme:

Star Wars
    Expanded Universe

Instructions:

Booklet

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8087 TIE Defender is a Star Wars Expanded Universe set, and was a part of the first 2010 wave. The set contains 304 pieces, and includes one Stormtrooper and one TIE Pilot minifigure with a redesigned helmet.

Description[edit]

The set features a rotatable cockpit and the characteristic three-winged design of the TIE Defender. It also has six flick-fire missiles (two mounted on each wing). The minifigures included are a Stormtrooper with a blaster pistol, and a TIE Pilot with a newly redesigned helmet.

Background[edit]

The TIE Defender was a shield and hyperdrive equipped TIE series starfighter and was armed with 4 laser cannons, 2 ion cannons and 2 warhead launchers. This starfighter was utilized in the Empire's campaign against former Grand Admiral Zaarin, and was later used by the Imperial Remnant after the death of Palpatine.

LEGO.com Description[edit]

Red2x2.png This is a description taken from LEGO.com. Please do not modify it. The secret weapon of the Empire is here!
Built in response to the Rebellion’s highly-skilled starfighter forces, the top-secret TIE defender is the ultimate expression of Imperial power and technology! Never before made as a LEGO set, this unique 3-winged TIE fighter blasts into battle with 6 flick-launching missiles and an opening cockpit that rotates when the model turns.

  • Includes TIE defender, stormtrooper and new TIE fighter pilot
  • TIE fighter pilot equipped with new helmet
  • Blast the 6 flick-firing missiles -- 2 on each wing
  • Turn the TIE defender to rotate the opening cockpit
  • Measures over 8" (20cm) tall; over 9" (22cm) wide


Minifigures Included[edit]

10212 Stormtrooper.jpg
TIE Pilot New.png
StormtrooperTIE Pilot
(New design)


Gallery[edit]

Instructions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. This set could be found at Toys-R-Us stores in the US beginning in December, one month before the official world-wide release date.

External links[edit]



Facts about "8087 TIE Defender"
Ages8 - 14 +
DEPrice€49.99 +
Image8087-31.jpg +
Img110212_Stormtrooper.jpg +
Img2TIE_Pilot_New.png +
InfoboxTemplateSet +
Item №8087 +
MinifiguresStormtrooper
TIE Pilot (New Helmet Design) +
Pieces304 +
PriceFlag-US.png $49.99
Flag-DE.png €49.99
Flag-UK.png £39.99
Flag-AU.png $89.99 +
ShopDescriptionThe secret weapon of the Empire is here
The secret weapon of the Empire is here!

Built in response to the Rebellion’s highly-skilled starfighter forces, the top-secret TIE defender is the ultimate expression of Imperial power and technology! Never before made as a LEGO set, this unique 3-winged TIE fighter blasts into battle with 6 flick-launching missiles and an opening cockpit that rotates when the model turns.

  • Includes TIE defender, stormtrooper and new TIE fighter pilot
  • TIE fighter pilot equipped with new helmet
  • Blast the 6 flick-firing missiles -- 2 on each wing
  • Turn the TIE defender to rotate the opening cockpit
  • Measures over 8" (20cm) tall; over 9" (22cm) wide
s over 8" (20cm) tall; over 9" (22cm) wide +
ThemeStar Wars
    Expanded Universe +
TitleTIE Defender +
Txt1Stormtrooper +
Txt2TIE Pilot
(New design) +
TypeSet +
USPrice$49.99 +